Donald Trump is breaking records - but not the ones he was aiming for
On Monday, White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci was unceremoniously dumped from the administration only ten days into his role.
Donald Trump hired Scaramucci on 21 July, which later provoked the resignation of Reince Priebus on 28 July. Scaramucci's official start date was meant to be 15 August, which at the time of writing is in two weeks time.
At the time of Scaramucci's hiring, Trump said:North Korea says US causing 'uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war' with military drills
Anthony is a person I have great respect for, and he will be an important addition to this administration.
He has been a great supporter and will now help implement key aspects of our agenda while leading the communications team.
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The good news is the people get it, even if the media doesn’t.
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He told the Washington Post in March:
All Americans, regardless of their political views, can recognise that government stagnation has hindered our ability to properly function, often creating widespread congestion and leading to cost overruns and delays.
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